So fast the years they hurt my ears, I barely hear so good
Sickness, pain and muscle strain, stoop my shoulder and halt my gain
Oh yes the end is coming and planning soothes the soul
Then out of darkness leaps a scare, planning is put on hold

Echoes of mortality shake us to the core, we think it happens to others
Yet reality happens here, I cannot avoid the fear
Living for the moment, stops the march of time
I am free to do and be, as long as it is right now

Claim God’s gift of freedom, Jesus is its name
He will lead and guide each day, freedom is our gain
In His name we have no shame, our life belongs to Christ
Peace and joy we can claim, we live in Jesus name

Clay Corvin

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Clay Corvin

Clay Corvin is Co-Pastor at Bethel Community Baptist Church. He is the retired VP Business and Professor of Admin at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and was employed by NOBTS for 38 years. He was the pastor at the Brantley Baptist Center for twenty-five years. He is married to Carol Corvin and the father of three children and has three grandchildren. His ministry is to the homeless and helpless seeking to promote the cause of Christ everyplace he travels.